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02 Aug 2003

2 August 2003
The Chairperson
National Human Rights Commission
Sardar Patel Bhawan
Sansad Marg, New Delhi-110001

Dear Sir

It has some to our knowledge that on 16 July 2003 NOIDA police, in violation of Supreme Court norms, illegally detained, tortured and humiliated journalists and other persons associated with the worker’s newspaper, Bigul. With this memorandum we urge you to issue instructions that action be taken against erring police persons to discourage the recurrence of such incidents.


Ujjwal Kumar Singh
People’s Union for Democratic Rights

Contact address:
Sharmila Purkayastha
Flat no.5, Miranda House Teachers Quarters
Chhatra Marg, Delhi University, Delhi-110007